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ICOSAMP is the Migrant Pest Information System for decision makers in the SADC region.

The major agricultural migrant pests are the African armyworm (Spodoptera exempta), four locust species (red locust, brown locust, African migratory locust and desert locust), and Red-billed Quelea birds (Quelea quelea).

General News

The JANUARY 2006 ICOSAMP Bulletin is on line

QUELEA Breeding Forecasting Model.
The model attempts to forecast the breeding patterns of Quelea over the whole of the Southern Africa region. (Click on the image to open the website)

Breaking News

EXTENSIVE African Armyworm outbreaks reported in Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique,and Zambia during February 2006.

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This website is an output from an ARC research project funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries. The views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID. (R7890, Crop Protection Research Programme)
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